Julie Cavignac is full professor of the Department of Anthropology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte—UFRN (Natal, Brazil), Researcher of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), with a doctorate (PhD) from Ethnologie et sociologie comparative (Univ. of Paris 10, Nanterre) and post-doctorate at the 0709 Laboratoire d'anthropologie et d'histoire de l’Institution de la Culture—LAHIC (CNRS/CAPES) and at the Federal University of Pernambuco. She is a specialist in heritage and quilombola issues in Rio Grande do Norte. She is the author of “La littérature de Cordel au Nord Est du Brésil” (ed. CNRS, 1997); Antropologia francesa no século XX (ed. Massangana, 2008); with Maria Rosário and Edwin Reesink, Negros no mundo dos índios: imagens, reflexos e alteridades (EDUFRN, 2011); with Muirakytan K. de Macedo, Tronco, ramos e raizes! História e patrimônio cultural do Seridó Negro (ed. ABA, EDUFRN, Flor do Sal, 2014); with Ellen Woortman, “Ensaios sobre Antropologia da alimentação” (ed. ABA, EDUFRN, 2016).
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